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Mississippi part of Justice Dept. antitrust case against Google

(AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle ... Read more

17 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Voters to decide whether to relocate Confederate monument

(AP) — Voters will have a voice is deciding whether to relocate a Confederate monument that’s outside the Forrest County courthouse. The Hattiesburg American reports ... Read more

17 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Ole Miss renaming building for activist turned administrator

(AP) — The University of Mississippi said it’s renaming a campus building to honor a one-time student activist who became a longtime administrator at the ... Read more

17 hours ago by The Associated Press.

10-year-old boy sworn in as Marion police officer

(AP) — Ladarius Spivey has one thing on his mind. “I want to arrest people,” the 10-year-old said after being sworn in as an honorary ... Read more

6 days ago by The Associated Press.

2 Mississippi lakes being drained so dam can be repaired

(AP) — Two lakes will be drained in a Mississippi state park so a dam can be repaired. The state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man pleads not guilty in Sweet Pie’s case

(AP) — A Mississippi man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges alleging he was involved in a murder-for-hire plot that led to the shooting ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

Supreme Court halts census in latest twist of 2020 count

(AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Trump administration can end census field operations early, in a blow to efforts to make ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

Authorities: 37 pounds of meth found in driver’s spare tire

(AP) — Law enforcement officers who pulled a driver over for a traffic violation in Mississippi allegedly discovered about 37 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Louisiana officials announce 2nd death in storm

(AP) — Louisiana officials have announced a second death from Hurricane Delta. A 70-year-old woman in Iberia Parish died in a fire likely caused by ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Police: Son shoots and kills mother, then waits for cops

JACKSON (AP) — A son has been charged in the shooting death of his mother in her Mississippi home, authorities said. Darrell Harper shot his ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

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